Like every year, World Cancer Day was celebrated in Central Park Teaching Hospital this year as well. On this occasion, Dr. Kausar Bano Head of The Department of Cancer (Oncology), Jinnah Hospital Lahore was invited as the Chief Guest – Other guests included Principal Central Park Medical College Prof. Muhammad Aamir Mian, Prof. Sayed Nayab Haider, Medical Director of Central Park Teaching Hospital, Dr. Tahir. Khalil MS Central Park Teaching Hospital, Usman Suleman Head of Marketing Central Park Teaching Hospital, nursing staff and a large number of students participated. At this occasion, Dr. Kausar Banu appreciated the community services of Central Park Teaching Hospital and told the participants that currently, the death rate from cancer in the world is much higher than other diseases and one of every six deaths is caused by cancer. She further told the media and participants that the main reasons for this are lack of awareness, life style, adulterated food and water, smoking and non-breastfeeding among young women. Principal Prof. Muhammad Aamir Mian thanked the participants and told that with timely diagnosis and awareness, it is now possible to treat a life-threatening disease like cancer.